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Qatteri Cat Gets Bored

The Qatteri Cat remembers what it was like to live on the streets. He doesn’t remember the hunger, the thirst or the danger. What he remembers are the smells, and the great adventure.

When he first came to live with us, he often escaped. He could run out the back, up a tree and once over the wall, he was GONE. He always came back . . . unless, of course, he was stuck in someone’s back yard, or up a tree so tall he couldn’t figure out how to get down. We always knew when that happened – we could hear him yowling all the way home.

But now, he can’t get out. There are days when he yearns for the street, for the smells and strangeness of the great outdoors. We try to amuse him, and he humors us.

We hid one of his “babies” under the sack. It’s driving him crazy:

He pushes the sack, trying to get his baby:

Finally, he wins!

April 27, 2007 - Posted by | Adventure, ExPat Life, Family Issues, Kuwait, Living Conditions, Lumix, Middle East, Pets, Photos, Qatar, Uncategorized


  1. hehehe you really ought to do a qatteri cat tag/category πŸ˜›

    Comment by sknkwrkz | April 27, 2007 | Reply

  2. dying, dying laughing πŸ™‚

    Comment by adiamondinsunlight | April 27, 2007 | Reply

  3. loooooooooooool!

    Silly cat he is! πŸ™‚

    Comment by kinano | April 27, 2007 | Reply

  4. Oh so cute! πŸ˜‰ You know, of course, that QC is playing the game mostly because it amuses him to see how it amuses YOU. Cat-thought…. LOL!

    Comment by SparklePlenty | April 27, 2007 | Reply

  5. Cats always get what they want πŸ˜›

    Comment by 3baid | April 28, 2007 | Reply

  6. I think SparklePlenty hit the nail on the head. I get the uncomfortable feeling that HE thinks he is amusing ME!

    3baid, all he wants is to go outside, but if he got outside here, I think he would find it very scary. I don’t think he would last long on the Kuwaiti streets, and he no longer remembers how to forage through the garbage cans.

    Other than not getting to go outside, he lives a pretty good life.

    Comment by intlxpatr | April 28, 2007 | Reply

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